Energy Assistance


SDC will not be a provider for Energy Assistance for the upcoming 2015-2016 season.SDC is processing crisis applications for the 2014-2015 season through September 30. After that time, SDC will no longer be accepting Energy Assistance Applications. Community Advocates and UMOS will service the community. If you need to apply, please review the following information for direction on where to apply.

Early Applications (August 24 - September 30, 2015)

  • The Milwaukee County Department of Health and Human Services will begin early applications for energy assistance for the 2015-16 season services starting August 24 through UMOS and Community Advocates.
  • We encourage you to schedule an appointment to complete your application. You can schedule your appointment by phone at 414.270.4.MKE (414.270.4653) or online,
  • Application locations are as follows:
  • Northside: 4906 W. Fond du Lac Avenue (Fond du Lac and Capitol)
  • Downtown: 728 N. James Lovell Street (7th and Wisconsin)
  • Southside: 2701 S. Chase Avenue (between Lincoln and Oklahoma)
  • All locations are open 8am - 5pm, Monday thru Friday beginning August 24 through September 30

Application Information (October 1, 2015 - May 15, 2016)

  • You can apply and may be eligible for the Energy Assistance Program if you are a Milwaukee County household with a utility burden and are under 60% of the State Median income.
  • If eligible, you can apply between October 1, 2015 - May 15, 2016. 
  • To apply:
    • By phone, call 414.270.4.MKE (414.270.4653)
    • Online, schedule an appointment at
    • In person: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm (October 1 - Thanksgiving, Monday-Friday 7:30am-7:30pm; Saturday 8am-noon)
      • North: 4906 W. Fond du Lac Avenue (Fond du Lac and Capitol)
      • Downtown: 728 N. James Lovell Street (7th and Wisconsin)
      • South: 2701 S. Chase Avenue (between Lincoln and Oklahoma)

What You Need

  • Information you will need to present when you apply:
    • Photo ID (recommended; mandatory for 1st time applicants)
    • Social Security numbers and dates of birth for each household applicant
    • Current gas, electric or oil energy bill (or lease/letter from your landlord if heat is included in your rent)
    • Verification of gross income (before taxes or deductions) for everyone in your household for the past three (3) months (i.e. pay stubs, award letters, last year's taxes or 1099s, etc.)


SDC will continue to process crisis application through September 30, 2015. 

The following Crisis Guidelines have been established for Milwaukee County. Please note that Crisis Assistance Policies as subject to change annually without notice.

Energy Assistance Checklist - What do I need to bring to for Energy Assistance?

To determine eligibility, you will be required to bring the information listed above when applying for crisis assitance. Failure to bring the required information will delay proccesing of your application.

What To Bring - English / español / Hmong

**Please Note: Hours are Monday-Friday, 8am - 4:30pm at all locations. See site closure dates below.**

SDC Energy Assistance Locations:

4041 N. Richards Street (53212)

6848 N. Teutonia Avenue (53209)

Hours of Operation:
Monday thru Friday
8:00am - 4:30pm

Community Advocates

728 N. James Lovel St. (53233)

For more information on locations and income guidelines refer to our SDC Energy Assistance flyer (pdf) - español - Hmong or Call (414) 906-2800.


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